|To your good health: Not all male nighttime urination is due to large prostate enlargement|
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had nocturia for at least four years. As an example, during a recent, typical night I had my sleep interrupted five times. The measured urination volume averaged 22 ounces per time.
Two internal medicine docs have shrugged it off. One called it “typical old man syndrome.” A urologist checked the physical aspects and found no problems. Also, I understand desmopressin is the only drug sometimes prescribed for nocturia. I asked the urologist about it. He simply said he hadn’t had any luck with desmopressin. — I.H.
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